2000, Alaska; 2001, U.S. District Court, District of Alaska; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
University of Minnesota, J.D., 1999
Law School Graduation Year
University of Minnesota, B.A., 1994
Anchorage (President, Young Lawyer's Section, 2001-2002), Alaska (Member: Sections on: Business; Environmental/Natural Resources; Native Law; Member, Historians Committee), Federal (Member, Indian Law Section) and American Bar Associations; National Native American Bar Association (Special Member); Minnesota American Indian Bar Association (Special Member).
Author: A Comity of Errors: Why John v. Baker is Only a Tentative First Step in the Right Direction, 18 Alaska L.Rev. 1 (2001); When Science is Too Daunting: Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Federal Courts, and the Struggling Spirit of Daubert, 11 Vill. Envtl. L.J. 273 (2000); Balancing Species Protection With Tribal Sovereignty: What Does the Tribal Rights-Endangered Species Order Accomplish?, 83 Minn. L.Rev. 523 (1998). Co-Chair, Alaska Native Law Conference, 2000-2001.
Operations Specialist Petty Officer 2nd Class, U.S. Navy, 1986-1990